Bonny Blue, Virginia

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Bonny Blue, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Bonny Blue, Virginia is located in Virginia
Bonny Blue, Virginia
Bonny Blue, Virginia
Coordinates: 36°49′37″N 83°4′6″W / 36.82694°N 83.06833°W / 36.82694; -83.06833Coordinates: 36°49′37″N 83°4′6″W / 36.82694°N 83.06833°W / 36.82694; -83.06833
Country United States
State Virginia
County Lee
Elevation 1,890 ft (580 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1481930[1]

Bonny Blue is an unincorporated community and coal town in Lee County, Virginia, United States.

History[edit]

The community was likely named for the Bonnie Blue flag, the unofficial banner of the Confederacy at the start of the Civil War.[2] Bonny Blue contained a post office until 1962.[3]

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